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Todd Billiar

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February 1st, 2017 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
A properly written job description is a critical foundation of a successful hire, whether you hire someone through internal efforts or use the services of a specialized staffing firm. Identifying the right talent all starts with a well written job description. Let’s explore the - Read More
 
January 22nd, 2017 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
With the NFIB optimism index the highest since 2004, will this renewed optimism translate into increased business for the MSP / VAR Community? The National Federation of Independent Businesses (www.nfib.com) index jumped 7.4 points in December 2016 to 105.8 points.  With the NFIB representing - Read More
 
December 14th, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
“The workforce is pretty mobile, and we are not talking about working from home or remotely” Recently, reports from respected research firms indicate that between 60% to as high as 75% of current employees would seriously consider a job change.  The numbers vary, but clearly the - Read More
 
December 5th, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
It is that time of the year when businesses work feverishly to close out the end of the year, and business owners and executives eye the coming year for its challenges and rewards. One of the benefits in specializing in technology staffing exclusively for the MSP and VAR community is the - Read More
 
October 13th, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
In 2015, Millennials became the single largest component of the workforce in the US.  And as Bob Dylan famously wrote back in 1964; The Times They Are a-Changin’.  But I do think it is a pretty safe bet Bob was not thinking about the future Millennial generation when he wrote the - Read More
 
October 1st, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
In a report released Sept. 22, 2016, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated the average tenure for employees with their current company in January, 2016 is 4.2 years.   Down from 4.6 years in January 2014. National unemployment in Jan. 2014 was 6.7%, and 4.9% in Jan. 2016; a decrease - Read More
 
September 8th, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
Avoid these 3 common mistakes and substantially improve the outcome of your interviewing results # 1 – Inefficient / Poorly Defined Interview Process You are a technical VAR or MSP firm, right? Logical, well thought out approaches to solving a customer’s problem is a hallmark of success - Read More
 
July 25th, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
Dallas, TX (July 25, 2016) —   Premier talent acquisition & recruiting firm, VAR Staffing, announced that Eric Pinto, Director of Client Services, has been selected to speak at the annual conference, CompTIA ChannelCon 2016.  The event begins August 1st in Hollywood, FL and - Read More
 
July 11th, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
The June 2016 Job Report released by The Bureau of Labor Statistics on July 8th showing an increase of 287,000 nonfarm jobs generated a positive reaction on Wall Street. But what does that mean (if anything) to the demand for qualified engineers, and specifically Network Engineers, across the US? - Read More
 
June 20th, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
Everyone recognizes hiring the most qualified staff is a goal critically important to the health of a firm.  But for most small and even mid-size firms, it is not an event typically performed on an on-going basis.  As such, it is even more important to have a well thought out, documented - Read More
 

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